Education

Call for Speakers

Call for Speakers

Ink & Beyond 2010
Toronto, ON - May 13-14, 2010

The Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) and the Canadian Newspaper Association (CNA) are seeking submissions from speakers interested in presenting at the annual conference, Ink & Beyond, to be held May 13-14, 2010 in Toronto.

The conference brings together publishers, editors and industry executives from daily and community newspapers across Canada. About 300 delegates are expected to attend. A trade show and several gala dinners are part of the event.

First webinar in the Online Credibility series

First webinar in the Online Credibility series

STORY COMMENTS

When do people feel victimized by story comments? When should reporters get involved in the comment threads to correct facts, etc?

Online Innovation Editor Jack Lail from the Knoxville News Sentinel will present findings from an online poll. The webinar covers one of six research topics that were part of the Online Journalism Credibility Projects commissioned by the Associated Press Managing Editors (APME).

The webinars are produced by the Poynter Institute in partnership with the CNA and the APME.

Published on Tue, 08/18/2009 by World Vision Canada

Say goodbye to summer and get your kids feeling good about going back to school

Say goodbye to summer and get your kids feeling good about going back to school

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It's back to school time for many, leaving families struggling to start their weekly routines of packing lunches, helping with homework and getting the kids to bed on time. The first day back to school can always be a little nerve-wracking so making sure you are prepared will make the transition easier for your child. Here are a few trouble-free tips to help you with the transition from summer to school:

Published on Tue, 08/18/2009 by Visa Canada

Don't blow the back-to-school budget

Don't blow the back-to-school budget

It's that time again – as September draws near, parents and students await the beginning of the school year, and all that it entails. One back-to-school activity that few can avoid is shopping. Whether it's in search of school uniforms, new shoes or basic school supplies, almost every family will hit the malls to get ready.

"Every year I set a budget for back-to-school shopping, but it can be really tough to stick to," says Jessica Gabriel, an Ottawa mother of two school-age children.

Credit Bulletin # 20

Credit Bulletin # 20

August 18, 2009

To: Credit Personel

Re: One-Day Credit Seminar – Friday, September 18, 2009

A FREE one-day credit seminar will be held on Friday, September 18th, 2009, from 9 a.m.— 5.00 p.m. in the Toronto Star's auditorium on the third floor.

Ross Edmunds, CNA's credit analyst will give a presentation in the morning on Managing Accounts Receivable in a Recession.

Topics for round-table sessions in the afternoon will be on credit issues yet to be determined.

Morning and afternoon breaks. Delegates on their own for lunch.

Published on Thu, 08/13/2009 by University of Alberta Press

Rural West books from the University of Alberta Press

Rural West books from the University of Alberta Press

The University of Alberta Press has released two books that relate to the rural West. We would like to work with you to let your readers know about books and ideas that will matter to them. Depending upon your needs, we can:
- provide ready-to-release copy and images,
- send the books to you for review or give away, or
- provide author contact information should you wish an interview.

We Are All Treaty People: Prairie Essays
Roger Epp

Published on Tue, 06/16/2009 by The Bishop Strachan School

Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor David C. Onley, receives massive donation of books at The Bishop Strachan School

Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor David C. Onley, receives massive donation of books at The Bishop Strachan School

(Toronto, June 15, 2009) On Tuesday, June 16 at 11am, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, David Onley, will visit The Bishop Strachan School to accept books donated by the school's Grade 6 class, as well as more than 5000 volumes from Scholastic Canada, for the Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Book Drive.

Published on Tue, 05/19/2009 by Canada Post

The 2009 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards close soon!

The 2009 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards close soon!

Ottawa, May 11, 2009 - There are less than three weeks left to nominate deserving individuals and educators for a Canada Post Community Literacy Award. These Awards honour the front-line heroes—students and mentors—of Canada's literacy community in either Individual Achievement or Educator categories.

Submissions must be received in Ottawa by midnight on May 31. Winners will be recognized at ceremonies in their communities and awarded a prize of $300 (Individual) or $500 (Educator).

Published on Wed, 04/15/2009 by Kellogg Canada

Kellogg's Encourages Families to Start Their Own Culture Club

Kellogg's Encourages Families to Start Their Own Culture Club

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Up to $10 off admission at participating cultural institutions with the Kellogg's Adventure Pass

Published on Wed, 03/25/2009 by University of Ontario Institute of Technology

College diploma or university degree?

College diploma or university degree?

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Trend toward bridging programs makes both possible

The decision to apply to college or university is one that students have struggled with for decades. Ontario's education system carefully highlighted the pros and cons of each while marketing college as an opportunity to gain the practical skills required to gain employment and university as a place to learn the theoretical knowledge needed to gain a rightful place in society.

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